Association of Hygiene Hypothesis with High prevalence of Allergy and Autoimmune Diseases: FMT industry

Peni Kistijani Samsuria, Mirna Nurasri Praptini, Mutalib Abdullah, Meny Hartati

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Prevalence of Allergy and Autoimmune Diseases are high in developed countries, but not in developing countries. Helminth infection were associated with lower level of allergy but the mechanism is not yet clear. In hygiene countries like UK, Japan and Korea, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) has gained interest as novel therapy and prevention and reach to medicine industrial manufactures. This study will support it by associate Hygiene Hypothesis (HyHy) and the high prevalence of Allergy and Autoimmune Disease. Systematic review and Bayesian network analysis in EBSCO host search engine were used. Result from dynaMed Evidence Based, Point-of-care Reference e Journals: Dentistry, Medical and Nursing has describe 9 literatures support the association of Hy-hy/parasite infection with Allergy and/ or Autoimmune Diseases: 2 publications of meta-analysis are chosen and supported by 5 cross sectional, longitudinal, causeeffect design, and 2 clinical and animal trial. Conclusions: Low-middle-high income countries has a life style of Hyhy pattern support FMT industrial medicine and travelling to developing countries with broad diversity bacteria and worm in therapeutic and prevention potential, supported by sub-saharan and tropical rainforest developing countries.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-66
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research (IJOEAR)
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2017


  • Hygiene hypothesis, Allergy, Autoimmune diseases, FMT industrial medicine, Traveling to developing countries


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